Missing In Action
The primary weight criterion for a diagnosis of anorexia nervosa is a weight less than 85% of what is considered normal for that person’s age and height (DSM-IV and ICD-10). According to DSM-IV, a body mass index less than or equal to 17.5 kg/m2…… (source)
17.9 > 17.5
All the applause, all the compliments, all the comments on my appearance….
all for naught.
This has nothing to do with recovery.
Not at all.
Hence, my MIA status.
Which is so unintentionally punny that it’s …..oh nevermind.
It’s not even funny.
It was cute at first….
But I cant keep the charade up anymore.
I’m not eating because my body is starved and I’m making up for lost time.
I’m binge eating because I am a food addict.
And now I am purging.
Just wanted to document this moment here for my own posterity—and hopefully my future self will be able to see this as a slump in an otherwise upward trend.
PS & TMI- Thong underwears feel REALLY different when you actually have butt cheeks. I think I have chafing rash. Good thing I already have Preparation H (yes I do) and so maybe that will help.